MEET JOHN LEE WALKER
John Lee Walker was born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi. For college, he attended Mississippi State University where he played football.
He played middle linebacker while majoring in accounting and girls. Go Bulldogs!
John has always had aspirations of getting into radio after he fell in love with it from a young age. When he was offered my first radio job… He took it!
He landed his radio gig at a country station, WJXN – Jackson, The Country Colonel, in Jackson, MS. Learning the format and meeting the country listeners were some of his favorite moments.
He worked at great radio stations in cities like New Orleans, Miami, Fresno, Tucson and others. John Lee Walker’s biggest radio career moment was that he was the morning man for KIIS FM in Los Angeles, California.
There is a document-series streaming on You Tube about his career!. The series is entitled “A Face for Radio” produced by Justin Walker.
In 2022, He received a wonderful award from the Fresno City Council – June 23 was – and will forever be “John Lee Walker Day”in Fresno, California.
John and his wife owned and operated Media Specialists, a market research company based in California for 15 years while he maintained a part time radio presence. John and his family moved to Henderson, Nevada in the summer of 2022.
In recent months, John has joined the 96.3 KKLZ family! He is loving the fun and excitement that is happening in and around the valley all year long.